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Kelly Lake Named to Women in Security Forum Power 100

Zenitel’s Kelly Lake Recognized as Part of SIA’s 2022 Women in Security Forum Power 100

New in 2022, this initiative presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum, honors 100 women in the security industry each year who are role models for actively advancing diversity, inclusion, innovation, and leadership in the community.

“The SIA Women in Security Forum is thrilled to recognize Kelly as one of the women of the 2022 Power 100 – an accomplished, impactful group who are modeling leadership, inspiring others and shaping and transforming the security industry,” said SIA Women in Security Forum Chair Kasia Hanson. “We applaud Kelly and the rest of the 2022 honorees for their meaningful contributions to the industry and the larger community and look forward to celebrating their achievements at ISC West.”

As Director of Global Strategic Alliances at Zenitel, Lake is responsible for managing the strategic alliances program that supports manufacturer partners who integrate Zenitel's intelligent critical-communication solutions into their business. The strategic alliances program is one where Lake must place Zenitel’s customer’s interests first, and she has done so, growing the program to its current successful level. Lake is teaching Zenitel’s strategic partners and its technology partners about the critical role that audio plays within security solutions. By embracing and communicating Zenitel’s innovations in audio, Lake is educating the security industry, as well.

Lake is also a strong role model who not only advances innovation at Zenitel, but also embodies and displays leadership, diversity, and inclusion. Kelly strongly advocates her female colleagues to become involved with the security industry outside of their respective Zenitel roles. She urges her female colleagues to further their education, to attend security industry events, and to be unafraid to make their voices heard.

“It's such an honor to be included in the inaugural class of the Power 100,” said Kelly Lake. “Not only does the Women in Security Forum provide excellent programs to connect and empower women, but they have also elevated the entire conversation around diversity in the security industry in a really positive and inclusive way.  I am thrilled to be involved!”

Lake will be honored along with other Power 100 honorees on March 25 at ISC West 2022, with a networking breakfast and Power 100 celebration.  

SIA’s Women in Security Forum, which is open to all employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members, works to engage all security professionals to promote, recruit and cultivate women’s leadership for a more inclusive and diversified industry. In addition to the Power 100, the SIA Women in Security Forum offers several programs and activities, to include the SIA Progress Award, which celebrates individuals who advance opportunities for women in the security industry; and the SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship, and which furthers educational opportunities and advancement for a diverse security workforce. Zenitel is a proud sponsor the Women in Security Forum Scholarship.

About SIA
SIA is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,200 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities, and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.

About the Zenitel Group
Zenitel is the leading provider of Intelligent critical communication solutions that allow people to hear, be heard, and be understood, in every situation. Zenitel solutions are designed to cater safety & security needs of both onshore and offshore markets. Because communication is critical, Zenitel solutions are also great in integrating with other systems and solutions in a seamless way. To find more about us visit https://www.zenitel.com

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